The latest TechTuesday Chat covered Windows 7 Migration. Windows industry expert Paul Thurrott and Dell’s End User Computing Solutions Architect, Phil Dakas, took questions and feedback on Windows 7 Migration. See the full transcript to get more insight on the multiple challenges companies need to overcome when migrating to Windows 7.

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